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Korea Day Celebration

The UWM (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee) Korean community will host the 2014 KOREA DAY on Friday, November 7, 2014.

Korea Day Poster

The event includes various Korean cultural events such as Taekwondo demonstration, Korean popular music and dance (K-pop), Storytelling in Korean, and Traditional percussion instrument performance. These performances will expose the rich Korean cultures and traditions to the UWM community and the area residents. There will also be free Korean food available.

The highlight of the 2014 Korea Day is the classical music concert, performed by the UWM Orchestra (Professor Jun Y. Kim, conductor) playing Korean pieces. The concert will also feature a world-class pianist Miss Yeol Eum Son playing Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2. Miss Son has won several prestigious music awards including the silver medal at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the silver medal at the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition.